Lilacs & Greensleeves: Professional Spotlight; Ferdinand Villegas
Care4You is honored to have Ferdinand Villagas as our Professional in the Spotlight. Thank you Ferdie, for everything you do for the communities in which you serve! Well done!
Ferdie Villegas is the territory manager with Philips Lifeline which a division of Philips Electronics that offers consumer and healthcare technology across the globe. Over the last 12 years he has worked with Philips Lifeline in providing peace of mind and reassurance to older adults helping them to live independently in their own homes. He spends most of his time on the road as his work takes him across the state of California and Hawaii working with major hospital systems throughout the coast introducing the latest technological innovation in home health care solutions.
Previously he also worked as the business development manager for Country Villa Health Services one of the largest skilled nursing and rehabilitation company in California.
Prior to his work with Lifeline, he spent sixteen years as the product manager with the American Red Cross developing safety and survival products for the general public. He also served as the health and safety administrator for the local Red Cross in City of Long Beach teaching people life saving techniques such as First Aid and CPR/AED. It was through the Red Cross that he became involve with Lifeline as the program manager providing the service through different channels within the organization.
He is also certified as a defensive driver training instructor through the National Safety Council teaching people how operate a vehicle safely and effectively.
He received his bachelor’s degree at the California Polytechnic University in Pomona.
In his spare time, he enjoys running, cycling and plays competitive USTA league tennis on weekends.